Traffic junctions in the city will get Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based cameras to detect various violations.
Current tech: Traffic cops are dependent on enforcement cameras installed at junctions to check for violations. Those at the Traffic Management Centre can zoom and pan the cameras and click photos.
New tech: At 50 junctions in the city, AI-enabled Red Light Violation Detection (RLVD) cameras will be installed. They’ll be equipped to detect violations ranging from overspeeding and triple riding, to signal jumping.
- The cameras won’t consider half-helmet or cap-like helmets as proper helmets. Riders will be booked for this. The cameras have Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology and will help reduce the physical deployment of police personnel at junctions. They’ll be free for traffic management.
Effectiveness: These RLVD cameras have been tested at Kodigehalli (near Hebbal), MG Road, and Hosur Road. The results were positive. While the initial phase has 50 junctions, it’ll be expanded to more in the months ahead.